Sanjukta Tole

Sanjukta is a partner at Sim & McBurney and Sim Ashton & McKay LLP where she advises a diverse range of clients on management of international IP portfolios and enforcement of intellectual property rights, with a particular focus on trade-mark prosecution, oppositions and cancellation proceedings. She assists clients in domain name and Internet-related disputes, trade-mark expungement proceedings and trade-mark/copyright infringement matters.

Sanjukta regularly advises clients on commercial transactions, including licensing agreements, co-existence arrangements, joint ventures, technology contracts and shareholder agreements.

She is a co-author of Hughes on Trade-marks (LexisNexis Butterworths) and Trade-marks Act & Commentary (LexisNexis), and is an active member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the International Trade-marks Association (INTA).

Prior to joining Sim & McBurney and Sim Ashton & McKay LLP, Sanjukta was an associate at a prominent full-service law firm in Vancouver. Sanjukta was the recipient of the Bereskin & Parr Prize for Patent Law, the Scotiabank Group Prize for Estates Law, and the Osgoode Hall Award for Upper Year Excellence.

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Contact Information

T. 416-849-8462 E. F. 416-595-1163

Qualifications

Admitted to the Bar of Ontario (2008)
Entitled to practice before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Canada
Trade-mark Agent (2010)

Education

B.Sc. (Honours) Specialist Human Behavioural Biology, University of Toronto (2004)
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School (2007)

Professional Associations

Law Society of Upper Canada

Canadian Bar Association

Co-Author for Hughes on Trade-marks and Trademarks Act and Commentary (Lexis)

Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Anti-Counterfeiting Committee (2012-2015)

Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Internet Committee (2013 -2015)

Member of International Trade-marks Association (INTA) Committee for Non-Traditional Trade-marks Canada (2014-2016)

Member of MARQUES